India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 20, 2015
The daughter-in-law of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who along with his son Narayan Sai are lodged in jail in connection with separate rape cases, today accused the father-son duo of mentally torturing her.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Sunday August 23, 2015
In 2014, Madhya Pradesh recorded 5,076 rape cases, which is an average of 13 rapes every day.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Veteran Uttar Pradesh politician Mulayam Singh Yadav, who has been in trouble in the past for appearing to defend rapists, has made another controversial statement. At a function on Tuesday, he said that many rape cases are made out to be gang-rapes but it is "not practical".
Gurgaon News | Written by Snigdha Basu | Sunday August 2, 2015
Gurgaon has seen a steady rise in rape cases and sexual crimes recently.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
Kerala reported 391 cases of rape and 1,380 complaints of molestation of women till April this year, despite the intense awareness campaigns and strict monitoring against gender exploitation in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
Ahmedabad Crime Branch has started investigations into a letter received by the police that threatened two women police officers who had probed into the alleged rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
A crucial witness in the rape case against the self-styled godman Asaram has been provided with police security, four days after one of the witnesses in the case was shot dead. Nine witnesses in the case have been attacked so far.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Saturday July 11, 2015
The Madras High Court has recalled a controversial order directing mediation between a rapist and his victim days after the Supreme Court severely criticised a soft approach to cases of rape, describing it as "a spectacular error" which is "against the dignity of women."
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday July 2, 2015
Days after a Tamil Nadu judge ordered mediation between a man convicted for rape and the woman he sexually assaulted when she was just a teen, the Supreme Court has come down hard on attempts to find a compromise in such cases, declaring it "against the dignity of women."
Opinion | Brinda Karat | Wednesday July 1, 2015
The outrageous judgement of a single bench of the Madras High Court in granting bail to the convicted rapist of a 15-year-old girl and referring the matter to a "mediation centre" set up under the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mechanism constitutes a new low in judicial pronouncements in cases of sexual assault.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
The framing of charges against self-styled godman Asaram in a rape case could not be taken up on Saturday as the judge was on leave.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Greenpeace India has apologized unconditionally for mishandling in cases of alleged rape and sexual harassment of its staffers. The organisation also said that its delay in response was probed by the Greenpeace International, its global head office based in Amsterdam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Former Uttar Pradesh minister Avadhpal Singh Yadav and his son Ranjit Singh, who were wanted in several cases, including of rape and murder, today surrendered in a local court in Etah.
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With inputs from agencies) | Monday June 8, 2015
The Delhi Government today said that its circular on the two-finger test - a vaginal test for rape survivors -- that generated much controversy, had been "misinterpreted". Health Minister Saytendra Jain said the government would prefer to clarify that the test was "banned for sexual assault victims".
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 6, 2015
In a change from the trend of the last several years, the graph of heinous crimes in Delhi has come down a bit with the number of cases of rape, murder and dacoity registering a fall in the first four months of this year as compared to the corresponding period last year.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday May 25, 2015
Your friendly neighbourhood housewife may be an undercover detective for the police. Mumbai Police have decided to turn to housewives in Antop Hill and Wadala areas in order to nab potential rapists and molesters roaming the streets. The move comes after a spate of rape and molestation cases in these areas.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Allegations implicating African Union troops in Somalia in many cases of rape and sex abuse are largely unproven, the pan-African body insisted Tuesday in a long-awaited reply to a damning rights report.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The Parliamentary standing committee reviewing the proposed changes in the Juvenile Justice Act has rejected the Union government's recommendation to treat accused in cases of rape and other heinous crimes, who are 16-18 years old, as adults.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Niha Masih and Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Akhil Gupta, the man killed in Muzaffarnagar on Sunday, was a key witness in one of the rape cases against religious leader Asaram Bapu. He was also the second witness in the case to be murdered. Six months ago, Amrut Prajapati, Asaram's one-time physician, was shot dead.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 2, 2015
Delhi has witnessed an 18.3 percent rise in crime against women in 2014 as compared to 2013, with a significant 31.6 percent rise in rape cases, police said on Friday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal today appealed to make Delhi a safer place for women this year, as in 2014 Delhi's trial courts witnessed an "alarming rise" in cases of sexual offences against women and children.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 6, 2014
The media is sensationalizing rape cases for TV ratings, Karnataka's Home Minister KG George has commented as his government struggles to cope with incidents of child rape in Bangalore. A furious opposition says the minister should resign.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
A primary school teacher was yesterday detained for allegedly raping several students in central China's Hubei Province, in the latest of a series of child molestation cases in the country.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
Child marriage "is an evil worse than rape" and should be completely eradicated from society, a Delhi court has said while ordering registration of a case against a girl's parents for getting her married at a tender age.